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    Default preposition

    Hello,

    1) She looks good with wet hair

    or

    She looks good in wet hair


    2) You look good in high heels

    OR

    You look good with high heels


    WHICH ONE IS CORRECT?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rita_b View Post
    1) She looks good with wet hair

    or

    She looks good in wet hair
    "With", because you don't "wear" hair, unless it is a wig.

    Quote Originally Posted by rita_b View Post

    2) You look good in high heels

    OR

    You look good with high heels
    "In" is better because you do wear high heels.

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    Default Re: preposition

    Hi,

    I am planning to go for a vacation

    OR

    I am planning to go on a vacation

    WHICH ONE IS CORRECT?

    Regards,

    Rita

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    Default Re: preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by rita_b View Post
    Hi,

    I am planning to go for a vacation

    OR

    I am planning to go on a vacation

    WHICH ONE IS CORRECT?

    Regards,

    Rita
    "Vacation" is American English, so I was not sure about this one. I did some Google searching and this is what I found:

    1. "go on vacation" had the most results. Note - no "a"
    2. "go on a vacation" was next.
    3. "go for a vacation" was far less frequent, but seemed to be used by Americans too.


    Any American English speakers care to comment?

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